Everett Capps’ 18-year-old son LeLand was murdered in Butler County in 1987. Billy Mathis, one of three men convicted in the case, has been denied parole. The three kidnapped, beat and terrorized LeLand Capps for hours before shooting him in the head and throwing his body into the Walnut River. His body was found days later after Mathis confessed and led law enforcement to the site.
Everett Capps’ 18-year-old son LeLand was murdered in Butler County in 1987. Billy Mathis, one of three men convicted in the case, has been denied parole. The three kidnapped, beat and terrorized LeLand Capps for hours before shooting him in the head and throwing his body into the Walnut River. His body was found days later after Mathis confessed and led law enforcement to the site. Travis Heying File photo
Everett Capps’ 18-year-old son LeLand was murdered in Butler County in 1987. Billy Mathis, one of three men convicted in the case, has been denied parole. The three kidnapped, beat and terrorized LeLand Capps for hours before shooting him in the head and throwing his body into the Walnut River. His body was found days later after Mathis confessed and led law enforcement to the site. Travis Heying File photo